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Reader comment on item: [Hasan Akbar and] Murder in the 101st Airborne

Submitted by Al-Mansur (Malaysia), Mar 25, 2003 at 22:07

That was a great article. Short and to the point.

Let me be honest. When I heard on CNN that an American soldier was the suspect in the attack at Camp Pennsylvania, I had no doubt that he must be a Muslim. The comments of Hassan Karim Akbar and FBI Agent Gamal Abdel-Hafiz are what would be expected of any good Muslim.

Islam clearly teaches that the world is divided into Dar al-Islam (the abode of Islam) and Dar al- Harb (the abode of War). The Umma (or the Muslim community) is and should be constantly at war with the kaffir (i.e. infidels) until the whole world is subjugated by Islam. Please read the Quran.

As such, all practising Muslims see the world in the context of "us" (i.e. the true believers) and "them" (the infidels). That is why Gamal said "A Muslim does not record another Muslim" and Hassan said "You guys are coming into OUR countries, and you're going to rape OUR women and kill OUR children." Why is Hassan using the word OUR as if he is from Iraq? What has Hassan, an African-American convert have in common with Iraqi Arabs?....You guessed it......Islam.

Similarly, all Malaysian and Indonesian Muslims oppose America (not necessarily because they support Saddam Hussein) but because they are against an infidel nation attacking a Muslim country. [Their response would be very different if Iraq was attacked by another Muslim country or the Iraqi regime (i.e. Saddam and his inner circle) announced that they have converted to Christianity] What have the Malayo-Indonesian peoples of these 2 countries have to do with an Arab country like Iraq. Muslims the world over see themselves as Muslims first and Iraqi, Malaysian, Singaporean, American or British, next. Where I'm at, even the most Westernised and moderate of Muslims, so long as they are practising Islam are cheering everytime they hear coalition forces get killed, friendly fire or otherwise.

My condolences to the American soldiers of the 101st Airborne (and their families) who were hurt and killed by their own comrade. I expressed even greater symphaties for the American and British peoples who only hear the lies and politically correct propaganda from their own media and Pro-Islam home grown authors such as Karen Armstrong, Edward Said, John Esposito, Prof Michael Sells, Justin McCarthy, Lord Kinross etc. (the list is just too long)

Just like the soldiers of the 101st Airborne on that fateful night, the lives of American people are threathened and they have no idea who the enemy is. Gamal and Hassan are just saying and doing what they believe. As for the Western media and governments, what are their excuse? Say no to political correctness!

When only will non-Muslims and Americans see?......And how can they if the US government and the media do not tell the truth?


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